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Saturday, 29 December

590. Reading Women, Women Readers in the Middle Ages

7:15–8:30 p.m., Parlor F, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship

Presiding: Jennifer Nancy Brown, Univ. of Hartford

1. “Reading (and) Feminine Roles: Margaret Paston as Wife, Mother, and Adviser,” Jessika L. Thomas, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown

2. “‘For the Prouffyte of Other’: Lady Margaret Beaufort and the Making of the Woman Reader,” Stephanie Morley, McMaster Univ.

3. “Christine de Pizan Reads Giles of Rome,” Daisy J. Delogu, Univ. of Chicago

Respondent: Jennifer Nancy Brown

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